Archive for October, 2011

15
Oct
11

Historical Materialism Conference Details

HM London Conference Provisional Timetable – this is a provisional programme and sessions may change so be sure to download the final programme on 9th November
http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/conferences/8annual/HM2011Grid.pdf/view

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15
Oct
11

the latest issue of New Left Review

You can read the contents of the latest issue of NLR here:

http://newleftreview.org/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nlr71

15
Oct
11

New Online Progressive Literary Website

A new online literary review, Review 31, has been launched this week at the web address http://www.review31.co.uk

It might interest you.

09
Oct
11

Reminder: Empire and Resistance

Wednesday 12 October 2011
Public Meeting: Socialist History Society in co-operation with publisher Verso and supported by the London Socialist Historians Group present…

Empire and Resistance, with two leading socialist historians of imperialism, Robin Blackburn and Richard Gott, who will be speaking about their new books The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights and Britain’s Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt respectively.
Time: 7.00 pm. Venue: Library, Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2 (opposite Liverpool Street Station). All welcome. Retiring collection.

09
Oct
11

Remembering Sidney Bunting

Remembering Sidney Bunting
15 October 2011, 2:00 – 4:30 pm

Elizabeth Fry Suite
Friends House
173 Euston Road
London NW1 2BJ

The life of English-born Sidney Bunting (1873-1936) illustrates the complex social networks and values carried across the world in the name of the British Empire. The lawyer son of renowned Wesleyan social activists, Bunting was radicalized in South Africa. He was a founding member of the Communist Party of South Africa and a campaigner for black emancipation.

Allison Drew (author of Between Empire and Revolution: A Life of Sidney Bunting, 1873-1936) on

‘The complexities of Sidney Bunting’s life and work’

Programme

2:00 – 2:15 Arrival, coffee and informal conversation
2:15 – 2:20 Welcome by Edward Bunting
2:20 – 3:05 Allison Drew, ‘The complexities of Sidney Bunting’s life & work’
3:05 – 3:20 Coffee, tea and cakes
3:20 – 4:00 Questions and discussion
4:00 – 4:15 Changes in the family tree & closing by a family member
4:30 – 5:30 Drinks at the Norfolk Arms, 28 Leigh Street WC1H 9EP

RSVP: Edward Bunting at edward.bunting@btinternet.com; phone 07748 942 768

09
Oct
11

lshg newsletter 43 online

The Autumn edition of the newsletter of the London Socialist Historians Group is now online – highlights include a debate on David Starkey, Newsnight and the responsibilities of historians.




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